This page has information about developed campgrounds—where vehicles are permitted.
Would You like to backpack and camp within the canyon? visit this link.
How Can I Make Campground Reservations?
Advance campground reservations can be made for two of the three NPS campgrounds within Grand Canyon National Park. The NPS campgrounds do not have RV hook-ups.
- Mather Campground on the South Rim (in Grand Canyon Village is open all year)
- North Rim Campground. (has a short season - May 15 through October 31 of each year.) The North Rim Campground is Closed to vehicles in the winter and no visitor services are available. It takes multiple days of backpacking and snow camping to reach this remote site during the winter. See Winter Camping on our North Rim webpage for more information.
Reservations can be made through the National Recreation Reservation Service
by calling 1-877-444-6777 or online at https://www.recreation.gov/
Reservations for these two NPS campgrounds can be made up to 6 months in advance.
There is only one RV campground within the park with full hook-ups. It is located in Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim. Trailer Village is a concessioner operated RV park with full hook-ups. Open all year.
The NPS Desert View Campground is closed for the winter
Located on the South Rim of the park, the campground is 25 miles (41 km) to the east of Grand Canyon Village, and is first-come, first-served only. No reservations are accepted. Desert View Campground fills each day by 1-2 pm. There are no RV hook-ups at Desert View. Desert View Campground will be open between mid-April and mid-October, 2018.